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Man rescued from stream

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Firefighters used a boat to rescue a man stuck in a stream in Preston.

Crews were called by paramedics to Brabiner Lane, Haighton on Wednesday morning to help recover the casualty from Blundel Brook.

A fire brigade spokesman said: “The ambulance service were already on the scene and asked for our specialist equipment to help get the man out.

“The original call came through as a road traffic collision, but when we arrived at the scene it was a man in the water. We used a boat to rescue him.”

It is understood the man was later taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.

 

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